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NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A health care worker who was quarantined at Newark Liberty International Airport after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa developed a fever and was being evaluated Friday night.

The woman was the first person quarantined under a new screening system announced earlier Friday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

The woman landed at Newark after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at the news conference. A legal quarantine was issued for the woman, who was not a New Jersey resident and was set to go on to New York afterward.

“This woman, while her home residence is outside the area, said her next stop was going to be here in New York,” Christie said. “Governor Cuomo and I discussed it before we came out here, and a quarantine order will be issued.”

Look, I’m really glad that this woman was caught. And now she’s sick, and hopefully will get our best treatment from the very outset.

One more aide worker, coming down with the very disease they went to the other side of the world to fight, and did so while fully gowned, gloved, and masked. And it made no difference at all.

And know we have someone with active Ebola in New Jersey. Great.

Still, it would be better if not a single one of these cases made it inside our borders. Or even made it inside our airplanes outside our borders. Close the airports in West Africa. No planes leave, and any food, fuel, and medicine is by air drop.

It’s great that - SO FAR - all the people with this disease have been located in time. But we are taking a huge and unnecessary risk.


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Posted by Drew458   United States  on 10/25/2014 at 01:00 AM   
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